Prof Louise Fresco
Prof Louise Fresco is President of the Executive Board of Wageningen University in the Netherlands (a position equivalent to our country’s Vice-Chancellor) and she is an internationally recognised scholar who works extensively in the field of sustainable development.
She is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), a non-resident member of the Académie d’agriculture de France in Paris and the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry in Stockholm, a corresponding member of the Real Academia de Ingeniería in Madrid and a member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities. Prof Fresco further holds a visiting professorship at the Institute of Earth Sciences at Stanford University and at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation in Palo Alto, in the United States. She also serves as a member of the Strategy Experts Panel of the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations.